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U.S. wealth concentration returns to levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties

NBER Working Paper Series: Global Wealth Inequality , Gabriel Zucman, Working Paper 25462, January 2019. “This article reviews the recent literature on the dynamics of global wealth inequality. I first reconcile available estimates of wealth inequality in the United States. … Continue reading

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But Wait, There’s More! . . . Litigation: Federal Court Sustains Lanham Act Claims Against Allegedly False “As Seen On TV” Advertising

Many retailers carry products with the phrase “As Seen on TV.” What if a product bearing that phrase, however, had not actually been seen on TV? A recent case in federal court in the Southern District of New York ponders … Continue reading

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“As Seen on TV” Means Exactly That, Court Finds

In a recent false advertising case, the court reminded everyone again that if you say something about your product, you had better mean it. Emson, which sells cookware products largely through direct response television spots, brought a false advertising claim … Continue reading

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Single Moms Get Sucked Into the Cruelest Debtors’ Prison We’ve Ever Seen

In Lexington County, SC, moms struggling to make ends meet get jailed for weeks or months at a time when they can't afford to pay court fines and fees Twanda Marshinda Brown is a single mom in South Carolina who … Continue reading

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